Planting Seeds

As spring arrives, and householders' concerns turn from loft insulation to herb gardens, the reference data industry has planted some new seeds itself. Recent consolidation signifies that reference data is a rapidly maturing market, with data vendor Interactive Data's acquisition of Xcitek's corporate actions data division and software vendor Asset Control's buyout of Vancouver-based TAP being the latest examples.

Even private equity, an asset class often accused of Jerry Maguire-style "show me

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Waterstechnology? View our subscription options

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here